FIVE TOP 10 PLAYERS TO PLAY DOUBLES AT THE ROGERS CUP

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FIVE TOP 10 PLAYERS TO PLAY DOUBLES AT THE ROGERS CUP

Spanish tennis professional Nicolas Almagro in action against French tennis professional Gilles Simon during the ATP tournament tennis final match at Rothenbaum in Hamburg, Germany, 24 July 2011. EPA/ANGELIKA WARMUTH  |

Montreal, July 27, 2011 – Rogers Cup presented by National Bank Tournament Director Eugène Lapierre

announced today the doubles entry list for the 2011 tournament. This year’s draw will be very strong as the top

eight teams in the world as well as five Top 10 players have confirmed their entry.

The top-ranked Bryan brothers will be back to defend the title they won last summer in Toronto. Meanwhile,

Canadian Daniel Nestor and his partner, Max Mirnyi of Belarus will be seeded second. Several players have decided

to team up with their compatriots. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will team up with Janko Tipsarevic, Rafael Nadal will

play with Marc Lopez, Gilles Simon will make up an all-French team with Richard Gasquet and two-time defending

Rogers Cup champion Andy Murray will partner with his brother, Jamie Murray. In addition, Gael Monfils and Jo-

Wilfried Tsonga have entered alongside Pablo Andujar and Stanislas Wawrinka, respectively.

Tickets for the event are still available and fans can purchase online at www.RogersCup.com, by phone at 1-855-

TENNIS-0 or on site at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal.

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Montréal, le 27 juillet 2011 – Le Directeur de la Coupe Rogers présentée par Banque Nationale, Eugène Lapierre,

a dévoilé aujourd’hui la liste des participants du tableau du double, un tableau très relevé, car les huit premières

équipes du monde ainsi que cinq joueurs du Top 10 seront de la partie.

Les frères Bryan, qui occupent le premier rang mondial, seront de retour pour tenter de défendre leur titre alors que

Daniel Nestor et son partenaire, Max Mirnyi, du Bélarus, seront les deuxièmes têtes de série du tournoi. Plusieurs

joueurs ont choisi de faire équipe avec leur compatriote pour le tournoi de Montréal. Ainsi, Novak Djokovic jouera

avec Janko Tipsarevic, Rafael Nadal, quant à lui, se joindra à Marc Lopez, Gilles Simon et Richard Gasquet

formeront un autre tandem alors qu’Andy Murray fera équipe avec son frère Jamie Murray. De plus, les Français

Gael Monfils et Jo-Wilfried Tsonga disputeront également le double avec Pablo Andujar et Stanislas Wawrinka

respectivement.

Il reste encore d’excellents billets pour le tournoi et les amateurs peuvent se les procurer en ligne au

www.CoupeRogers.com, par téléphone au 1-855-TENNIS-0 ou sur place au Stade Uniprix à Montréal.





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